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Document ID (ISN)55413
CIS number 91-90
Year 1990
Convention or series no. CNA SÚcuritÚ au travail 44021 SUVA Arbeitssicherheit 44021
Author(s) Lehmann M., B÷sch R., Jost M., Auf der Maur A.
Title Humidification of the air
Original title Luftbefeuchtung [in German]
Umidificazione dell'aria [in Italian]
Humidification de l'air [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse nationale suisse d'assurance en cas d'accidents, Case postale, 6002 Lucerne, Switzerland, Sep. 1990. 8p. Illus.
Abstract Although humidification improves the quality of indoor air, humidifiers can contaminate the air with bacteria and fungi. This guide covers: hazards and symptoms of infection; principles of operation; requirements for safe and healthful operation; appropriate measures; use of disinfectants; use of ultraviolet light; ease of cleaning; planned maintenance; relevant safety regulations.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; training material; biological hazards; air humidification
Descriptors (secondary) directive; air conditioner disease
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Heating and air conditioning
Biological hazards